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Parking Information

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, renewals and new applications for employee permit parking and residential overnight permit parking are suspended until further notice.


Parking Operations Division (P.O.D.)Parking Operations

The City of Sarasota Parking Division is responsible for oversight of the City’s parking assets and management of the parking system. Among the services that the Parking Division currently oversees they include:

  • Garage Operations & Maintenance Service
  • Off Street Surface Parking Lots
  • On Street Parking Spaces
  • Parking Enforcement of City and State Parking Ordinances
  • Valet Parking Permits
  • Employee Parking Permits
  • Residential Parking Permits
  • Collection of Parking Fines
  • Parking Projects
  • Statistical Reporting

Where can I park?

  • 3,000 + public parking spaces in Downtown Sarasota
  • Curbside parking, parking lots, and parking garages
  • Timed parking restrictions (where signs indicate) Mon-Sat 9:00am to 8:00pm
  • City holidays excluded from time restrictions

Citywide Parking Program Code

Citywide Strategic Parking Plan

Contact Information

  • Follow us on Twitter: @SRQParking
  • Parking Division Phone:  941-263-6475
  • Email:
  • Facebook: SRQParking

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